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Members of the Connors family Ann,  Michael, son Tommy (11) and daughters Alicia (6) and Chelsea (16) look on as the site is cleared by council staff and contractors. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A Traveller family say their home and many of their belongings have been destroyed by Dublin City Council without their consent. Ann and Michael Conn(...)

Lucia O’Farrell, mother of Shane O’Farrell (second from right),  appealing for an inquiry into the circumstances leading up to her son’s death.  Photograph: Mark Hilliard / The Irish Times

The family of a hit-and-run victim killed by a man they say should have been in prison at the time has attracted widespread political support for a pu(...)

RTÉ received 1,277 complaints in relation to the controversial ‘Claire Byrne Live Referndum Special’ programme broadcast on May 14th last.

RTÉ received 1,277 complaints in relation to the controversial Claire Byrne Live Referndum Special programme broadcast on May 14th last. Approximate(...)

“Doctors, or a majority of them, had swung, too, against the Eighth, and the public always looks to experts in such circumstances.” Above, Peter Boylan during the count. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Politicians and politics are playing catch-up, following Friday’s vote. It happened before, with contraception, divorce and homosexuality. Now it has (...)

Votes are counted at the RDS during the Abortion Referendum count. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

“I think we’ve all just grown up a little bit,” said Independent Dublin South Central TD Joan Collins as the referendum result for her constituency wa(...)

 In the Dáil on Tuesday, Tipperary TD Mattie McGrath claimed ‘the register is a mess and people have been put on and put on twice’.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has called on Independent TD Mattie McGrath to “cool the conspiracy theory” about illegal voting and illegal registration of vo(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said his perspective on abortion had ‘changed on the basis of facts, as opposed to posters’. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

People should concentrate on facts and not posters in the abortion referendum campaign, Tánaiste Simon Coveney said as he appealed for the electorate (...)

(L to r) Emma Hendrick, Ailbhe Smyth, Brid Smith TD, Eimear Farrell and  Sineád Carolan during a press conference on the Eighth Amendment  referendum at Buswells Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

The repeal of the Eighth Amendment is about giving women a choice over an aspect of their healthcare rather than, as claimed by the No campaign, seeki(...)

Claire Byrne: hosted debate

Billed as one of RTE’s major referendum debates, it quickly descended to the nasty and brutish, with all sides trading abuse, much of it personal. In(...)

The HSE should supply  information  on where the 209   smear tests were analysed, Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said. File photograph: Getty Images

The Government is still awaiting a response from the HSE about how many of the 209 women who should have received earlier intervention in their cervic(...)

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